Ripon

Number of seats: 2 seats 1832-1868
County (pre 1974): Yorkshire (West Riding)
County (post 1974): Not specified
Authority (1995): N/A
Nation: England
British Parliamentary Election Results 1 (ed. FWS Craig): 142
British Parliamentary Election Results 2 (ed. FWS Craig): 430
British Parliamentary Election Results 3 (ed. FWS Craig): 505
British Parliamentary Election Results 4 (ed. FWS Craig): 538
Formed 1832
Disbanded 1983
Notes: Full name (in Craig 2,3,4) Yorkshire (West Riding), Ripon

Elected Members

  1. Joshua Crompton

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1832
    Date of election: 10 December 1832
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1835
    Date of exit: 6 January 1835
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: also MP Derby 1826-1832
  2. Thomas Staveley

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1832
    Date of election: 10 December 1832
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1835
    Date of exit: 6 January 1835
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  3. Charles Dalbiac

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1835
    Date of election: 6 January 1835
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1837
    Date of exit: 24 July 1837
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  4. George Cockburn

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1841*
    Date of election: 27 September 1841
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1847
    Date of exit: 29 July 1847
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: also MP for Portsmouth before 1832
  5. Thomas Cusack-Smith

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1843*
    Date of election: 18 March 1843
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1846*
    Date of exit: c. 1846*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Exit January 1846; resigned on appointment as Master of the Rolls in Ireland.
  6. Edwin Lascelles

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1846*
    Date of election: 2 February 1846
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1857
    Date of exit: 27 March 1857
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  7. James Graham

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1847
    Date of election: 29 July 1847
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1852
    Date of exit: 7 July 1852
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  8. William Beckett

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1852
    Date of election: 7 July 1852
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1857
    Date of exit: 27 March 1857
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  9. John Greenwood

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1857
    Date of election: 27 March 1857
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1865
    Date of exit: 11 July 1865
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  10. John Warre

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1857
    Date of election: 27 March 1857
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1860*
    Date of exit: 18 November 1860
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  11. Reginald Vyner

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1860*
    Date of election: 22 December 1860
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1865
    Date of exit: 11 July 1865
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  12. Robert Kearsley

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1865
    Date of election: 11 July 1865
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1868
    Date of exit: 17 November 1868
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Ripon became single member const 1868
  13. Charles Wood

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Year of election: 1865
    Date of election: 11 July 1865
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1866*
    Date of exit: 21 February 1866
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  14. John Hay

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1866*
    Date of election: 26 February 1866
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1871*
    Date of exit: c. 1871*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Exit January 1871
  15. De Grey

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1874
    Date of election: 31 January 1874
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1880
    Date of exit: 31 March 1880
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  16. George Goschen

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1880
    Date of election: 31 March 1880
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1885*
    Date of exit: c. 1885*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: check reason-changed to Ind Lib
  17. William Harker

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1885
    Date of election: 24 November 1885
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1886
    Date of exit: 1 July 1886
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: switched to LU after GE
  18. John Wharton

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1886
    Date of election: 1 July 1886
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1906
    Date of exit: 12 January 1906
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  19. Henry Lynch

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1906
    Date of election: 12 January 1906
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1910¹
    Date of exit: 15 January 1910
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  20. Edward Wood

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1910¹
    Date of election: 15 January 1910
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1925*
    Date of exit: c. 1925*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Exit October 1925; resigned on appointment as Viceroy of India.
  21. John Hills

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1925*
    Date of election: 5 December 1925
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1938*
    Date of exit: 24 December 1938
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  22. Christopher York

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1939*
    Date of election: 23 February 1939
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1950
    Date of exit: 23 February 1950
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  23. David Austick

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1973*
    Date of election: 26 July 1973
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1974¹
    Date of exit: 28 February 1974
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None

Other candidates

  1. Charles Dalbiac

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1832
    Date of election: 1832-12-10 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
  2. David Austick

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1974²
    Date of election: 1974-10-10 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
  3. Keith Hampson

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1973*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Conservative
  4. John Wharton

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1885
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
  5. Henry Rae

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1910²
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal